Episode 19 | The Anatomy of Dr. Dauzvardis

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Anybody who has taken an Anatomy course can tell you about their eccentric Anatomy professor. It seems that a unique personality is a prerequisite to teaching this course that has been a vital part of the medical school curriculum for so long. On this episode of Medicus, Neal and our guest host, Hye-Jin Yun, welcome Dr. Dauzvardis, anatomy professor at the Stritch School of Medicine. Together they discuss Dr. D’s journey to becoming an anatomy professor and the experiences that shaped him into becoming an educator for student doctors. We also dive into how the instruction of anatomy has changed throughout the years, Dr. D’s peculiar interests, and much more. Tune in because this was a fun one!

Michael Dauzvardis, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.  He holds a doctorate in anatomy and has been recognized by the Stritch students with numerous teaching awards.